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Posted on March 25th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

As the popularity of Facebook continues to grow, we wanted to make it easier for you to share pages and articles that you read on our site with your friends and network – and so over the next few weeks are slowly rolling a handy little feature that will allow you to do just that! [...]

Transportation for International Students

Posted on March 18th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

The issues of transportation for international students interested in studying in Washington, D.C. (just as with most travel abroad educational experiences) is worthy of student consideration and pre-planning. Transportation options for international students can be a tricky problem, requiring creative solutions whenever and wherever possible. An example of such creative solutions are the emerging bicycle [...]

Financial Support While Studying in a Big City

Posted on March 15th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

After international students have made their decision as to what American states and schools will best meet their individual needs or interests, their next major concern is usually figuring out how they will finance these academic dreams and ambitions. Besides the sometimes substantial financial aid packages offered to international students by U.S. colleges and universities [...]

Swedish Universities to Charge Non-EU Students

Posted on March 7th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

As we reported here back in 2008, Sweden has been looking to make changes to their higher education system for some time now that would see international students being charged to study at Swedish Universities. It has taken some time, but the effective September 2011, all international students (from outside of the EU) will be [...]

International Students Studying in Washington, D.C.

Posted on March 4th, 2011 by Jenny Frankel

For those international students interested in studying in the United States and possibly considering Washington, D.C., there are definitely some features of the United State’s national capital that make it especially welcoming to visitors from abroad. First, there are plenty of opportunities for international students studying in Washington, D.C. (over 25 colleges and universities in [...]

International Student News – Issue 145

Posted on March 4th, 2011 by InternationalStudentGuru

The latest issue of the International Student News has been released and should be in your inbox already. This month we are proud to announce the extension of our international student concierge service, and don’t forget the virtual student fairs starting 5th March 2011! In this issue: Concierge Expanding Virtual Student Fairs Spring Break Travel [...]